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UPDATE: Man dies in hospital after serious Mandurah assault

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A man has died after a serious assault in Mandurah on Thursday night.

Police swarmed Forward Street just before 9pm, after reports of a major disturbance.

It’s understood police arrived at a home where they located a man allegedly beating another.

Officers separated the two men known to each other and arrested the alleged offender.

Police say first responding officers stabilised the 43-year-old victim by providing first aid including CPR.

He was taken to Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital where he has since died.

A woman, who claims she was inside the home at the time, has spoken with Skeer Media.

The woman says she was allegedly assaulted by a man who then turned on her friend after he tried to intervene.

She further explained that the man allegedly suffocated her friend and smashed his head against furniture.

A 45-year-old man has been charged with Attempted Murder but that may be upgraded.

Forward Street was closed most of the night as forensic police try to piece together exactly what happened.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or was in the area, has dash-cam footage of the area at the time, or has any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at http://www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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A man is fighting for life after a serious assault in Mandurah overnight.

Police swarmed Forward Street just before 9pm, after reports of a major disturbance.

It’s understood police arrived at a home where they located a man allegedly beating another.

Officers separated the two men known to each other and arrested the alleged offender.

Police say first responding officers stabilised the 43-year-old victim by providing first aid including CPR.

He was taken to Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

A 45-year-old man has been charged with Attempted Murder.

He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.

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Police and detectives have cordoned off a Mandurah property after a serious incident.

Police have swarmed Forward Street after reports of a major disturbance.

Details are sketchy but a it’s understood a man has been assaulted.

More as it comes to hand.